Average Early-Career Research Scientist Salary at Stanford University

$66,129
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The average salary for an Early-Career Research Scientist at Stanford University is $66,129.
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$41k
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$66k
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$75k
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Job Description for Research Scientist

The top respondents for the job title Research Scientist are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and Eurofins. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $141,540. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Johnson & Johnson, earning around $121,676 and $100,000, respectively. University of Washington (UW) pays the lowest at around $50,317. Eurofins and Pfizer, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,432 and $69,309, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,264 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,500 based on 4 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 20 survey responses.
Entry Level
40.0%
Mid Career
40.0%
Experienced
20.0%